China have called up Brazilian striker Elkeson for their first World Cup 2022 qualifying match against the Maldives next month. ...
By Steve Price, Contributor. Forbes. Mon, 19 Aug 2019 10:55:19 +0000.
Pakistan claims two of its civilians were shot dead and another wounded Sunday after Indian troops fired across the Line of Control which divides the territory, after India placed its side on lockdown.
Daily Mail. Mon, 19 Aug 2019 09:52:30 +0100.
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) - Around 100 people protested in Nepal's capital on Monday to voice their opposition to plans to cut down millions of trees to build an international airport in the southern part of the country. ...
Washington Times. Mon, 19 Aug 2019 03:24:41 -0400.
The fire broke out Friday in a Dhaka slum while many were away celebrating the Muslim holiday Eid al-Adha. Hundreds of homes were destroyed, leaving about 10,000 people uncertain of their future.
Wynne Davis. NPR. Sun, 18 Aug 2019 13:04:00 -0400.
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan would be well advised to stop expending precious diplomatic and financial capital on the Kashmir issue in order to focus instead on the development of his country.
Sydney Morning Herald. Sun, 18 Aug 2019 23:49:00 +1000.
Restrictions continued in much of India-administered Kashmir on Sunday, despite India's government saying it was gradually restoring phone lines and easing a security lockdown that's been in place for nearly two weeks.
CBC News. Sun, 18 Aug 2019 09:05:57 EDT.
BEDFORD, N.H. (AP) - The American Civil Liberties Union says a member of the U.S. Army from India has been granted citizenship after a lengthy delay. ...
Washington Times. Sat, 17 Aug 2019 11:31:13 -0400.
The UN Security Council held a private meeting Friday to discuss India's decision to revoke Kashmir's special status which has escalated tensions with neighboring Pakistan.
Voice of America. Sat, 17 Aug 2019 06:41:39 -0400.
A $2bn class action lawsuit filed by victims of the collapsed Rana Plaza factory building in Bangladesh against Canadian retailer Loblaws has been dismissed by the Supreme Court of Canada.
Just Style. Fri, 09 Aug 2019 14:17:00 GMT.
Indian security forces have arrested more than 500 people since New Delhi imposed a communications blackout and security clampdown in divided Kashmir, where people remained holed up in their homes for a fourth day.
Irish Independent. Thu, 08 Aug 2019 10:43:21 +0100.
The keto diet has plenty of weight-loss devotees who swear by the high fat, low-carb plan. Now, new research from India suggests it may benefit people with type 2 diabetes.
Newsmax. Tue, 06 Aug 2019 08:49:33 EDT.
Facts About South Asian States
The nations of South Asia include the populous countries of India and
Bangladesh as well as Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, and Sri Lanka.
More news and information about selected South Asian nations
is available at the official government websites listed below.
The Republic of India's
capital city is New Delhi, and its currency is
the Indian Rupee. Hindi and English are the primary languages used
in India, and in 2007, India's estimated population was 1,129,866,000.
The People's Republic of Bangladesh's capital city is Dhaka, and its
currency is the Taka. The country's primary language is Bengali,
and in 2007, the estimated population of Bangladesh was 150,448,000.
The Kingdom of Bhutan's
capital city is Thimbu, and its national currency
is the Ngultrum. The Kingdom's primary language is Dzongkha, and
in 2007, its estimated population was 2,328,000.
The Republic of Maldives'
capital city is Male, and its national currency
is the Rufiyaa. Dhivehi is the primary language of Maldives, and
in 2007, the nation's estimated population was 369,000.
The Kingdom of Nepal's
capital city is Kathmandu, and its currency
is the Nepalese Rupee. Nepal's primary language is Nepali, and
in 2007, its estimated population was 28,902,000.
The Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka's capital city is
Colombo, and its national currency is the Sri Lankan Rupee.
The primary languages of Sri Lanka are Sinhala and Tamil, and in 2007,
the country's population was estimated at 20,926,000.